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Part II: Creating a Prototype > Defining Cascading Style Sheets

Chapter 5. Defining Cascading Style Sheets


Using CSS Styles in Dreamweaver

Selecting a CSS Style Type and Storage Area

Redefining an HTML Tag: Background Color and Image

Exploring Style Definitions: The Background Category

Use the CSS Reference

Defining Text Styles

Defining Text Styles by Redefining HTML Tags

Exploring Style Definitions: The Type Category

Understanding Style Measurement Units

Editing CSS Styles

Defining Custom Text Styles

Defining Link Appearances

Creating a Null Link

Using CSS Selector Pseudo-Classes

Exploring Style Definitions: The Block Category

Redefining Specific Tags with CSS Selectors

Exploring Style Definitions: The List Category

Exploring the Anatomy of CSS Styles

Linking an External Style Sheet

Comparing CSS Styles and HTML Styles

Defining Positioning and Layout Styles

Defining Layer Styles

Exploring Style Definitions: The Positioning Category

Defining Layout Table Styles

Exploring Style Definitions: The Box Category

Exploring Style Definitions: The Border Category

Adding Effects in Internet Explorer

Exploring Style Definitions: The Extensions Category

You’ll use cascading style sheets (CSS) to control the appearance and placement of text and objects in your online learning application. In this chapter, you’ll create a single set of CSS definitions that will globally affect every Web page in your Web site. This makes it easy to maintain and update your entire site by simply changing styles in a single location.



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